The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


December 5, 2013

Carolina Christian sweeps games at home over South Stanly

Thursday, December 5, 2013 — The Carolina Christian Lions hosted South Stanly on Tuesday night for a non conference varsity doubleheader.


Carolina Christian 49

South Stanly 31

In the women's game, the Lady Lions got off to a fast start from the outside and went on to a 49-31 win over the Rebel Bulls.

CCS nailed five three-point field goals in the first half. Senior Chelsea Burris made three from behind the arc, with sophomore Elizabeth Franklin adding two more.

Their touch from the outside propelled the Lady Lions to a 27-11 halftime lead. Franklin scored 10 of her game-high 17 points in the first 16 minutes of the game.

In the second half, the Lady Rebel Bulls came out of their zone defense and matched up man to man.

CCS senior center Chloe Burris got to the basket consistently and paced the way with eight points and five assists after the break. She finished the night with 13 points and 9 rebounds.

Chelsea Burris, with 12 points, joined Franklin and Chloe Burris in double figures.

Chelsey Culp led South Stanly (0-1) with eight points in the season opener for the Rebel Bulls.

“I was pleased with the way we moved the ball tonight and felt we executed very well offensively. Defensively we were solid, but I believe we can play better,” Carolina Christian head coach Randy Burris said.

The Lady Lions travel to Misenheimer next Tuesday for another intercounty battle with Gray Stone.

SS    3    8    6    14    31

CC    13    14    13    9    49

CC – Elizabeth Franklin 17, Chloe Burris 13, Chelsea Burris 12, Franklin 4, R. Burris 3

SS – Culp 8, Benjamin 6, Lick 5, Carpenter 3, Nance 3,, Smith 3,  Whitley 3.


Carolina Christian 73

South Stanly 57

Carolina Christian (4-3) outlasted the Rebel Bulls from South Stanly 73-57 in the men's game.

Lions wing player Luke Moore posted a double-double, with 28 points and 14 rebounds.

Wes Smith led South (0-1) with 18 points and Dylan Starnes added 14 for the Rebel Bulls.

 In the first quarter each team started slowly with the Lions getting in early foul trouble. With starting point guard Justin Miller on the bench, James Martin gave the Lions a spark with two second quarter 3 pointers. Martin and Moore had 10 each in the first half to pace the Lions to a 33-22 lead at the break.

In the third quarter the Lions and Rebel Bulls battled to a stand off, with each team netting 16 points.

Moore  had a huge fourth quarter for CCS, crashing the boards and scoring 11 points to lead the Lions to their final margin of victory.

Josh Martin was in double figures for the Lions with 11 points.

“We moved the ball well on offense tonight, but our defense needs to be better. We were glad to get the win,” CCS Head Coach Marcus Dilligard said.

SS    7    15    16    19    57

CC    9    24    16    24    73

CC –  L. Moore 28, James Martin 14, Josh Martin 11, W. Player 9, T. George 6,  J. Miller 3, T. Moran 2

SS – Wes Smith 18, Dylan. Starnes 14,  Smith 9, Granados 6, Bogle 5, Johnson 3, Liverman 2.

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